The Mahabharata Hardback
Part of the Penguin Clothbound Classics series
The Mahabharata is the story of two warring factions of cousins - 100 demons in human form against five sons of gods.
Woven into this epic martial tale of great and bloody battles are numerous narrative digressions and much religious instruction - including the wisdom of Bhisma, give from a deathbed of arrows, and the legendary Bhagavadgita, spoken by Krsna on the very verge of war.
The enactment of eternal conflicts, it is also a vital Hindu text on the nature of dharma - the right way for each person to live his or her life, and the only way to secure an improved lot in future births.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 912 pages, map
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/09/2010
- Category: Hindu sacred texts
- ISBN: 9780670084159